Russia banned from international ice skating events after Ukraine invasion
days laterthe International Skating Union (ISU) has announced that it is banning all Russian skaters from participating in international skating competitions.
The ISU said in a statement that no skaters from Russia and Belarus “will be invited or allowed to participate in international ice skating competitions, including ISU Championships and other ISU events. “. Belarus is a close ally of Russia.
“The ISU Council will continue to closely monitor the situation in Ukraine and its impact on the work of the ISU and will take further action if and when necessary,” the ISU said.
The UIS said it was considering figure skating, less than a month after 15-year-old Kamila Valieva became the right in the middle of the Beijing Winter Olympics.international competitions when making its decision, as well as appeals from ISU members and others. It’s another success for Russian
The ISU is among many sports organizations that have taken action against Russian athletes or officials in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine.
The FIVB, volleyball’s governing body, said on Tuesday that all Russian and Belarusian national teams and clubs are “ineligible” to participate in all international and continental events. World Taekwondo, the sport’s international governing body,black belt and condemned the Russian attacks on Ukraine. FIFA and UEFA of all international football matches “until further notice”.